You’re probably here because you’re frustrated with the media. Maybe a news article has left you more confused than before, you’ve seen one too many Facebook arguments over nothing, or you went down an internet rabbit hole and found some shady sh*t.
We know you’ve seen some stuff. But don’t worry, we’re going to help.
Written by media professionals who know their industry is broken, this course aims to help you understand how we got to this point— clickbait, misinformation and all— and how to read the news in a way that works for you.
→ Non-boring media history (how we got into this mess)
→ How to easily spot fake news
→ How algorithms work, and why it matters
→ Social media and your mental health
→ How we can all make it better